Book/Printed Material The history of Persia. Containing, the lives and memorable action of its kings from the first erecting of that monarchy to this time; an exact description of all its dominions; a curious account of India, China, Tartary, Kermou, Arabia, Nixabur, and the islands of Ceylon and Timor; as also of all cities occasionally mention'd, as Schiras, Samarkand, Bokara, &c. Manners and customs of those people, Persian worshippers of fire; plants, beasts, product, and trade .. To which is added, an abridgment of the lives of the kings of Harmuz, or Ormuz. The Persian history written in Arabick, by Mirkoud, a famous Eastern author; that of Ormuz, by Torunxa, king of that island, both of them tr. into Spanish, by Antony Teixeira, who liv'd several years in Persia and India; and now render'd into English.

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The history of Persia. Containing, the lives and memorable action of its kings from the first erecting of that monarchy to this time; an exact description of all its dominions; a curious account of India, China, Tartary, Kermou, Arabia, Nixabur, and the islands of Ceylon and Timor; as also of all cities occasionally mention'd, as Schiras, Samarkand, Bokara, &c. Manners and customs of those people, Persian worshippers of fire; plants, beasts, product, and trade .. To which is added, an abridgment of the lives of the kings of Harmuz, or Ormuz. The Persian history written in Arabick, by Mirkoud, a famous Eastern author; that of Ormuz, by Torunxa, king of that island, both of them tr. into Spanish, by Antony Teixeira, who liv'd several years in Persia and India; and now render'd into English.
Contributor Names
Teixeira, Pedro, approximately 1570-
Mīr Khvānd, Muḥammad ibn Khāvandshāh, 1433-1498.
Tūrān Shāh ibn Quṭb al-Dīn, -1378.
Stevens, John, -1726, tr.
Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
London, J. Brown, 1715.
Subject Headings
-  Iran--History
-  Iran--Description and travel--Early works to 1800
-  Asia--Description and travel--Early works to 1800
Notes
-  Pedro, not Antonio, Teixeira was the compiler of this work.--cf. Silva, Dicc. bibl. port., Hoefer, Nouv. biog. générale, and Brit. mus. Catalogue.
-  A translation, with additions, of Pedro Teixeira's Relaciones .. d'el origen .. de los reyes de Persia, .. , first published in 1610, and itself compiled from the histories of Mı̄r Khwānd and Tūrān Shāh.
-  ESTC T92864
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  digital files not viewed; td12 2008-11-20
Medium
8 p.l., 416 p. front. 20 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
DS272 .T2
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.wdl/wdl.2399
Library of Congress Control Number
05006174
Language
English
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Pedro, not Antonio, Teixeira was the compiler of this work.--cf. Silva, Dicc. bibl. port., Hoefer, Nouv. biog. générale, and Brit. mus. Catalogue. A translation, with additions, of Pedro Teixeira's Relaciones .. d'el origen .. de los reyes de Persia, .. , first published in 1610, and itself compiled from the histories of Mı̄r Khwānd and Tūrān Shāh. ESTC T92864 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. digital files not viewed; td12 2008-11-20
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Teixeira, Pedro, Approximately, Muḥammad Ibn Khāvandshāh Mīr Khvānd, -1378 Tūrān Shāh Ibn Quṭb Al-Dīn, John Stevens, and Pre-1801 Imprint Collection. The history of Persia. Containing, the lives and memorable action of its kings from the first erecting of that monarchy to this time; an exact description of all its dominions; a curious account of India, China, Tartary, Kermou, Arabia, Nixabur, and the islands of Ceylon and Timor; as also of all cities occasionally mention'd, as Schiras, Samarkand, Bokara, &c. Manners and customs of those people, Persian worshippers of fire; plants, beasts, product, and trade .. To which is added, an abridgment of the lives of the kings of Harmuz, or Ormuz. The Persian history written in Arabick, by Mirkoud, a famous Eastern author; that of Ormuz, by Torunxa, king of that island, both of them tr. into Spanish, by Antony Teixeira, who liv'd several years in Persia and India; and now render'd into English. London, J. Brown, 1715. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/05006174/.

APA citation style:

Teixeira, P., Mīr Khvānd, M. I. K., Tūrān Shāh Ibn Quṭb Al-Dīn, -., Stevens, J. & Pre-1801 Imprint Collection. (1715) The history of Persia. Containing, the lives and memorable action of its kings from the first erecting of that monarchy to this time; an exact description of all its dominions; a curious account of India, China, Tartary, Kermou, Arabia, Nixabur, and the islands of Ceylon and Timor; as also of all cities occasionally mention'd, as Schiras, Samarkand, Bokara, &c. Manners and customs of those people, Persian worshippers of fire; plants, beasts, product, and trade .. To which is added, an abridgment of the lives of the kings of Harmuz, or Ormuz. The Persian history written in Arabick, by Mirkoud, a famous Eastern author; that of Ormuz, by Torunxa, king of that island, both of them tr. into Spanish, by Antony Teixeira, who liv'd several years in Persia and India; and now render'd into English. London, J. Brown. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/05006174/.

MLA citation style:

Teixeira, Pedro, Approximately, et al. The history of Persia. Containing, the lives and memorable action of its kings from the first erecting of that monarchy to this time; an exact description of all its dominions; a curious account of India, China, Tartary, Kermou, Arabia, Nixabur, and the islands of Ceylon and Timor; as also of all cities occasionally mention'd, as Schiras, Samarkand, Bokara, &c. Manners and customs of those people, Persian worshippers of fire; plants, beasts, product, and trade .. To which is added, an abridgment of the lives of the kings of Harmuz, or Ormuz. The Persian history written in Arabick, by Mirkoud, a famous Eastern author; that of Ormuz, by Torunxa, king of that island, both of them tr. into Spanish, by Antony Teixeira, who liv'd several years in Persia and India; and now render'd into English. London, J. Brown, 1715. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/05006174/>.